Washington, D.C.  20549


                               FORM 8-K

                            CURRENT REPORT

                  Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
                 The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


          Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
                           November 1, 2006

                   United States Steel Corporation
          (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

       Delaware                1-16811               25-1897152
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   (State or other        (Commission File         (IRS Employer
   jurisdiction of             Number)          Identification No.)

      600 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA              15219-2800
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       (Address of principal executive               (Zip Code)

                            (412) 433-1121
                   (Registrant's telephone number,
                         including area code)


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Item 5.02(d). Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of
              Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers

Effective November 1, 2006, the Board of Directors of United States Steel
Corporation elected Jeffery M. Lipton as a Class III director to serve until the
next annual meeting of stockholders which is anticipated to be held on April 26,
2007.  Mr. Lipton was also elected as a member of the Audit and Finance
Committee and the Corporate Governance and Public Policy Committee.  Mr. Lipton
has been President and Chief Executive Officer of NOVA Chemicals Corporation for
more than 5 years prior to the date hereof.  In addition to serving as a
director of NOVA Chemicals Corporation he also serves as chairman of the board
of Trimeris, Inc. and as a director of Hercules Incorporated.

A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Lipton's election is furnished
herewith as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

       99.1.  Press Release dated November 3, 2006 titled "Jeffrey M. Lipton
              Elected to Board of Directors of U. S. Steel"


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


By   /s/ Larry T. Brockway
     Larry T. Brockway
     Vice President & Treasurer

Dated:  November 7, 2006